Sex Offenses Require an Experienced Defense
No crime bears a greater stigma than a sex crime. To be publicly accused of such an act jeopardizes a person’s life, family, job and reputation unless resolved without a conviction. In many cases, the attorneys at Chappell, Lanehart & Stangl have been successful in putting an end to such accusations before formal charges are brought. Even when a public accusation for a serious sex crime is brought, the attorneys at CL&S are experts at resolving such cases to our client’s benefit through negotiation, skillful legal maneuvers and in trial. In trial, prosecutors almost always seek swift convictions and maximum punishments for serious sex crimes, so it is imperative to be represented by experienced and skilled defense attorneys.
Chappell, Lanehart & Stangl has handled numerous accusations of sex crimes involving pastors, teachers, college students and other respected members of the community. In the last decade, sex crime laws have expanded in several areas, and several crimes now have an online component. A sex crime defense today requires extensive knowledge of the law, character evidence, computer forensics and effective trial advocacy.